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You're welcome! Mischa is 16.5 yo now, and still using her stairs despite her back and leg problems getting a lot worse. I've made a set that's six steps high and runs down one side of the bed so she can climb in and out of bed herself. I never made fabric covers; over time I found myself reconfiguring and trimming the steps, so leaving them uncovered has worked better. If I did cover them, i'd do them individually, and i'd try to figure out a design that could be made narrower if needed.
To be honest, I bought a bunch of fabric and a roll of zippers and borrowed a sewing machine, but I never made any covers. I did make three sets of steps though, and it's actually been convenient to be able to rearrange them in different configurations, and cut them down narrower when needed. I wouldn't have been able to do that with a single cover. I'd recommend a simple cushion-style cover for each step so you have some flexibility. The only drawback would be keeping them in place; the foam sticks to itself really well, so the uncovered steps don't move around that much. Covers might make them slip around more.Good luck!
Foam Dog Stairs
Thank you! I really appreciate that. Watch for my followup project, where I figure out how to sew a cover. :)
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